The Day – Revamped Preston Youth Services Bureau making its presence known

Preston — Youth Services Director Amy Brosnan donned an Easter bunny head mask and knocked on doors of local seniors and shut-ins to deliver colorful crafted clay pot bunnies, candy and carrot-shaped bags of cheese ball snacks.

“We’re here from the town of Preston,” she called to Downing Drive residents Minnie, 81, and Vito Manuzzi, 85. “We’re here to spread some cheer before Easter to brighten your day.”

“Thank you

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Mayor Fischer kicks off month-long ‘Give a Day’ community service celebration

GET INVOLVED AND GET BACK. LOUISVILLE’S NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION SOS CONTINUES TO BE A MEDICAL PILLAR IN THE COMMUNITY DURING THE PANDEMIC. THAT’S WHY MAYOR GREG FISHER CALLS IT THE IDEAL PLACE TO KICK OFF HIS MONTH-LONG VOLUNTEER CELEBRATION GIVE A DAY SOS IS AN ORGANIZATION THAT REALLY TO ME EMBODIES WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE SAY ONE OF OUR CORE VALUES AS A CITY IS COMPASSION MAYOR GREG FISHER … Read More

Dave Bartholomew | Focus your work day with lists | Business World

What do you do first thing every work day?

When I have asked this question of business people, I usually get answers along the lines of checking emails or answering phone messages. This reactionary way of time organization is not recommended. You are literally allowing other people — the ones that made the call or sent the email — to set your priorities.

One of the most productive life strategies

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Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission gears up for opening day

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission continue to prepare for opening day while stocking up streams and ponds across the area.

We went to Gravel Pit Pond in Fairview for more information about the upcoming trout season.

Opening day in Pennsylvania is this Saturday April 3rd. Gravel Pit Pond is ready to get stocked up with 2,000 brown trout.

With opening day just around the corner, there will be roughly

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The Day – Mystic Education Center proposal draws opposition and support

Groton — While the developer has not yet submitted a formal application, a proposal to redevelop the Mystic Education Center property into a mixed-use village already is drawing both criticism and support, with the Town Council recently strongly endorsing the project.

Neighbors in opposition say the project is too large for the area and raised concerns over traffic, lighting and noise from the proposed development, while the Town Council and

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March 10th is “Mario Day” Here are 7 Ways to Celebrate Nintendo’s Most Famous Character

Mario, brother of Luigi, enemy of Bowser, one-time Jump Man part-time plumber from Brooklyn is closing out his 35th year with a bang.

March 10, known as Mario day because of how the date is abbreviated (Mar10) has been embraced by Nintendo and its fans as a fun way to celebrate the video game icon. Nintendo has even started discounting Mario games in honor of this event, which rarely happens

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At Peconic Recreation Center, a day long in the making as 1,000 doses of vaccine administered

For the hundreds of people who lined up at the Peconic Recreation Center Thursday morning to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination, the day was a miracle long in the making.

In fact, “miracle” was a word used by several people who heard about Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital doing a one-day,

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Family beg for answers after boy, 15, found dead upside down in snow on coldest day of the year

THE HEARTBROKEN family of a teenager found dead upside down in the snow have begged for answers.

Alfie Lawton, 15, was discovered unresponsive in “unexplained” circumstances near railway lines in New Malden, South London, on the coldest day of the year.

Alfie Lawton was found dead in New Malden on February 8

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Alfie Lawton was found dead in New Malden on February 8

The schoolboy had been sticking to the rules in lockdown but asked his mum Sarah on February

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The Day – Shooting claims life of 17-year-old New London High School student


New London — Police are investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old New London High School student Wednesday night in the area of Grand and Elm streets.

Police said that at approximately 6:22 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of shots fired with an injured person in the road. When they arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy who was declared dead by paramedics.

Police said the incident does not

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The Day – Olde Mistick Village retailers learning to adapt during pandemic


Mystic — At R.A. Georgetti & Co., where they have been selling collectibles, fine gifts and jewelry since 1975, they had never made a sales pitch on a park bench outdoors.

But like so much else, the pandemic changed the way they do business.

When Connecticut’s governor forced retail venues to close their doors to indoor shoppers for two months last spring, Georgetti’s quickly beefed up its website for online

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National forests, other federal lands offer free parking for Presidents Day

Presidents Day means another opportunity for free parking at some outdoor recreation areas around the Pacific Northwest.

The holiday, on Monday, Feb. 15, is one of nine fee-free days honored by federal public lands agencies in 2021, meaning all parking and entry fees are waived on lands where it’s recognized.

This Presidents Day, fees will be waived on lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and

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Celebrate Galentine’s Day Saturday, your sweetheart Sunday with specials, heart pizza

Searching for a sweet meal deal for your COVID Valentine or a heart-shaped pizza?

This year, many couples will celebrate Valentine’s Day differently than past years amid the coronavirus pandemic. Only 24% are planning on an evening out and 46% are avoiding in-person gatherings, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey.

But the big date night isn’t canceled. Two in five say they will have a special meal or

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Valentine’s Day guide: What to do in Sacramento

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West Sacramento residents Keetha Mills and Phil Nanni enjoy some ice cream at the newly opened Devil May Care ice cream shop on Third Street.

Ed Andersen

We’re almost a year into quarantining, and now it’s time to celebrate Quarantine Valentine’s Day. It’s usually a night for eating out, but we’ve got some great ways to make this year’s day of love special for everyone.

Have a picnic

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Transit Equity Day 2021: A Community Hearing

Transit systems, riders, and workers have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of workers have died and thousands have been infected by the dangerous virus. Service has been slashed, leaving riders stranded. Among the people who are harmed most by those cuts are the essential workers who still rely on transit to reach their jobs, and the transit employees who daily risk their lives, and those of their

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Warm Their Hearts With These Valentine’s Day Gifts

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The weather is cold across much of the nation right now and the frosty pattern will make for a chilly Valentine’s Day this year in most parts of the nation. But we’ve got some ideas

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Warm Their Heart With These Valentine’s Day Gifts

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The weather is cold across much of the nation right now and the frosty pattern will make for a chilly Valentine’s Day this year in most parts of the nation. But we’ve got some ideas

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14 L.A. Valentine’s Day ideas to consider amid COVID-19

Times art directors Martina Ibáñez-Baldor and Micah Fluellen contributed to this story.

Time in a pandemic moves like college: slow and stressful in the moment, but gone in a flash. If you looked up (like us) and Valentine’s Day was closing in fast, no worries — we rounded up COVID-safe date ideas in and around Los Angeles for you. That means at home, outdoors or — for our long-distance lovers

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Fayetteville city offices closed New Year’s Day

Kenneth Mayner
 |  The Fayetteville Observer

City of Fayetteville government offices will be closed New Year’s Day.

Friday’s garbage and yard waste will be collected Wednesday. Friday’s recycling will be collected Jan. 2.

The Fayetteville Police Department’s lobby, located at 467 Hay St., will be closed. Police reports can be filed and requested at fayettevillenc.gov/cityservices/police. Nonemergency calls will be routed to a watch commander.

On New Year’s Eve, the Fayetteville

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York’s Belmont Theatre Debuts Comedy On Valentine’s Day

York's Belmont Theatre Debuts Comedy On Valentine's Day

Break out the wine and join the party by watching the debut of “Aged to Perfection,” a short comedy written by The Belmont Theatre’s Artistic Director, Rene Staub.

Simply go to www.thebelmont.org February 14 – March 14 and click on the video to view. The play is free to view, but the theater encourages you to click the DONATE NOW button on their website to help them open their doors
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These Virtual Galentine’s Day Ideas Will Ensure Your Celebration Is Top-Notch

Photo credit: NBC - Getty Images
Photo credit: NBC – Getty Images

From House Beautiful

Galentine’s Day—the unofficial February 13 celebration of female friends popularized by Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation—falls on a Saturday this year, so it’d be wrong to not spend the occasion connecting with your closest friends. As with everything over the past year during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s safest to do it digitally. From choosing a dress code to coordinating

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